Bhopal, Aug 17 (IANS) The bodies three of the six people swept away in the Sultangarh waterfall in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district have been recovered, police said on Friday.
Sub-divisional Police Officer Suresh Dohre said: “Out of the six missing, bodies of three have been recovered. The police and the divers are now searching for others.”
On the occasion of Independence Day on Wednesday, several people were picnicking near the Sultangarh waterfall when the water level suddenly swelled. Several people, who were standing on the river rocks, got stuck and about 10 people were washed away.
The rescue teams including the Border Security Force (BSF), the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), and the Indian Air Force, have till now rescued around 40 people with the help of an IAF helicopter and thick ropes.